Around 47,000 people under the age of 75 in the UK die from heart and circulatory diseases each year. According to the British Heart Foundation, heart and circulatory diseases cause a quarter of all deaths in the UK.
Hypertension, myocardial infarction, atherosclerosis, arrhythmias and valvular heart disease, coagulopathies and stroke are collectively known as cardiovascular diseases (CVDs).
“You are what you eat” is a common expression.
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